Search for dissertations about: "modernity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 144 swedish dissertations containing the word modernity.

  1. 1. On Islamism and modernity : Analysing Islamist ideas on and visions of the Islamic state

    Author : Malin Wimelius; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Islamism; Islamic state; modernity; content-oriented analysis of ideas; Islamist texts; Qutb; Mawdudi; Khomeini; Jamaat-e-Islami; Front Islamique du Salut; alternative modernity;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of Islamist ideas on and visions of the Islamic state. It begins with the observation that although a growing amount of research explores Islamism; few studies closely investigate Islamist ideas. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tradition and Modernity : Images of Jews in Latvian Novels 1934 – 1944

    Author : Anette Reinsch-Campbell; Baiba Kangere; Lars M. Andersson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; anti-Semitism; contact zones; dehumanisation; discourse; social distance; identification; image; Jews; Latvianness; modernity; the other; ‘othering’; stereotype; tradition; Baltic languages; Baltiska språk; baltiska språk; Baltic Languages;

    Abstract : Jews have been represented in Latvian literature for centuries. This dissertation investigates the images of Jews in a comprehensive selection of Latvian novels published between 1934–1944 in order to establish whether, and to what extent, the traditional images are subject to change under the pressure of modernity, nationalism and a rapidly changing political situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Salvation and Modernity : Intellectuals and Faith in Contemporary China

    Author : Fredrik Fällman; Torbjörn Lodén; Huilin Yang; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; China; culture; Christianity; intellectuals; salvation; faith; modernity; identity; Chinese language; Kinesiska;

    Abstract : Christianity, as a religion and as an ethical system, is increasingly important in China today. An analysis of intellectuals and faith is vital to understanding the contemporary intellectual climate in China. READ MORE

  4. 4. Between tradition and modernity : The occupational choices of young people in rural Crete

    Author : Nikoleta Ratsika; Lennart Nygren; Theano Kallinikaki; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural youth; occupational choice; tradition; modernity;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate the occupational orientations and choices of young people in rural Crete, a society, which is in constant change as it finds itself caught between tradition and modernity. To achieve this, the study looks into two cases: the case of Anogia, a small mountainous cattle-raising village, and the case of Archanes, which is a farming village on a plain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Platforms in Liquid Modernity : Essays about the Sharing Economy, Digital Platforms, and Institutions

    Author : Andrea Geissinger; Christina Öberg; Christofer Laurell; Christian Sandström; Robin Teigland; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sharing economy; digital platforms; institutional theory; institutional logics; social ordering; Social Media Analytics; community; liquid modernity; interregnum; in-betweenness;

    Abstract : The year 2020 feels like the beginning of a crescendo of change. As environmental and social challenges reach an all-time high, the organization of our societies is coming under scrutiny. We, as a society, turn to technology to reinvent the organization of social life after disruptive episodes. READ MORE